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Eurasian eagle-owl Bubo bubo

Animals in our sanctuary

Hispa
Date of birth
17-05-2006
Date taken in
18-03-2013
Hispa

Hispa is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or are even tied up and abandoned by circumstances.

Hispa is now installed in a very spacious aviary where he can stretch his wings and even take a bath once in a while.


Posita
Date of birth
03-04-2011
Date taken in
28-05-2011
Posita

Posita is one of the many birds of prey that are kept by private individuals in a much too small aviary or even tied up and given up or left behind by circumstances.

Now Posita is sitting in a very large aviary where she can stretch her wings and even take a bath once in a while.


Rutha
Date of birth
09-06-2009
Date taken in
15-09-2012
Rutha

Rutha was found along the way. Probably escaped from a falconer. The owner never came to collect the animal.


Turco
Date of birth
15-03-2009
Date taken in
17-10-2009
Turco

Turco is a bird of prey that was kept by private owners. They then deliberately let him go because they no longer wanted to take care of him. The animal now gets a worthy life in De Zonnegloed.


Jaska
Date of birth
17-05-2006
Date taken in
01-04-2007
Jaska

Jaska was brought in via the NHC. An animal that was handed over by the owner because it frightened him and could no longer care for it.


Where does he feel most at home?

The Eurasian eagle-owl lives in the forests, mountain areas and  open grasslands of Western Europe, Northern Africa and East Asia.

What's his favourite food?

They like small birds and rodents, like squirrels or moles.

Fun fact

This eagle-owl is the largest owl species in Europe.

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